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New Orleans declares state of emergency amid cyber attack
14 Dec 2019
The latest incident follows a new report which finds that the US was hit by an “unprecedented and unrelenting barrage” of ransomware attacks in 2019.
The rising threat and cost of ransomware to cities
02 Oct 2019
Emsisoft’s latest report reveals that 621 government entities, healthcare service providers, school districts, colleges and universities in the US have been affected by ransomware this year.
Mayors stand together against paying ransoms to hackers
12 Jul 2019
As research finds ransomware attacks against governments on the rise, the US Conference of Mayors has passed a resolution calling on cities not to pay assailants after cyber-attacks.
Baltimore calls for federal emergency declaration after cyber attack
05 Jun 2019
City council president wants the federal government to have a larger supporting role in helping the city recover from the attack that disabled computer systems and key citizen services.
University initiative aims to help cities make data-driven change
01 May 2019
John Hopkins University in Baltimore is launching the Centres for Civic Impact which will help public organisations to use data and research to improve public life.
Council announces the 10 finalists for Smart Cities Readiness Challenge
19 Mar 2019
The US Smart Cities Council said trends this year include a focus on regional collaboration and two finalists are trying to give their communities a second life.
Outdoor offices, millions of plants and super canals: First look at plans for Smart Forest City Cancun
The development in Mexico is Stefano Boeri’s most ambitious forest city yet, covering a 557-hectare site. Largely food self-sufficient and powered by solar panels, it aims to be a "pioneer" for smart cities.
17 Jan 2020
A "system of systems" approach to breaking down smart city silos
13 Jan 2020
Can new satellite constellations bridge the digital divide?
10 Jan 2020
Smart cities: Why blockchain is changing the game
08 Jan 2020
WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
06 Jan 2020
WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
11 Feb 2020
13 Feb 2020
Smart City UK Conference and Expo
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
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